St. Medard

St. Medard was born around 456 in France. He was ordained when he was 33 and became a bishop in the year 530. The bishop was loved by his people, and eventually legends about him surfaced. He died June 8, 545, in Noyon, France. St. Medard is patron saint against bad weather because he is said to have been sheltered from the rain by a hovering eagle.

Catholic Review

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